Get your digital skills in shape with great learning opportunities from the IT Learning Centre

Spring into action with these self-study tools: ITLC Portfolio Did you know that you can download a wide range of free study materials from the ITLC Portfolio.  Visit the Portfolio and type your search terms into the search box and … Continue reading

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Lynda.com survey – Easter Egg winners

Following on from our recent lynda.com feedback survey, we are pleased to announce the winners of the Easter Egg prize draw. Congratulations to Rebecca Wildsmith, Enzo Liotti, Nicolas Moes and Saied Marham. We will provide a summary of this feedback … Continue reading

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An Easter Egg from Lynda.com? We need your views…

It is now eighteen months since everyone in the University has had access to Lynda.com, if you are one of 8.000 people who have taken advantage of the huge collection of courses available we’d be  interested in how you make … Continue reading

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OxTALENT Competition 2017: #oxtalent2017

IT Services has launched the annual OxTALENT competition to celebrate and reward the innovative use of digital technologies to enhance teaching, learning, research, and outreach at the University of Oxford. We invite entries from members of the University – both … Continue reading

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make: an impact in Trinity Term 2017

Each year we run a series of lunch time talks under the banner of make: which showcases the creative use of technology and digital resources in teaching, learning and outreach around the University. In past years we have included talks … Continue reading

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Sell your research

Well, maybe sell isn’t the right word. Publicise perhaps. So, how are you on the research Publicity Ps of Paper->Presentation->Poster->Podcast? Paper Well, it’s your research – can’t do that for you. However creating an academic document such as a thesis … Continue reading

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Being Post-digital

So I’m driving home, and the voice on the radio is droning on as usual, when something makes me wake up and pay attention. “We are living,” he says with all the confidence of the BBC, “in a post-digital age”. … Continue reading

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Who hates filing?

I don’t suppose any of us really enjoy filing, but we know (or fear)  that we should have some way of finding things when we need them again. Following a recent course on “Research Information Management”, Oxford researchers told us … Continue reading

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Programming Concepts

Course of the week We run quite a few programming courses here as part of the IT Learning Programme: C++, Java, PHP, MatLab, Perl and a little bit of VBA. All of these are at an introductory level – tasters … Continue reading

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FileMaker Pro

Course of the week Those of us on a Windows platform have access (sorry!) to a powerful, flexible database design application – MS Access. However, although several of the Microsoft Office tools are available on Mac OSX, Access is not … Continue reading

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